Sunday, June 01, 2014

COPS: Kosher BBQ Festival Marred By Anti-Semitic Threats

A kosher barbecue festival at the Anshe Emet synagogue was disrupted this afternoon by a man who yelled "kill the Jews" while sporting a swastika and a black ski mask, according to off-duty police officers on the scene.

The officers were working as private security for the event near Broadway and Grace.

Around 12:20PM, a white man—about 5'11" tall and 150 pounds—waved a white flag and yelled threats at festival-goers, witnesses say He wore a black hoodie with a swastika on the back as well as a full ski mask. He was last seen heading southbound on Pine Grove toward Addison.

The same synagogue was plastered with anti-semitic graffiti in 2012.
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  1. Strange times like a flash of hell in the world with no end in sight. Prepare and stay safe because we made a left turn and the old days are gone.

  2. I'm really perplexed over this.

  3. So with all the struggles and strife the gays of yesteryear had to endure and overcome, look what Halsted St. has done to them.

    1. I am not sure I understand what you are trying to say? What has Halsted done us exactly? Halsted is just a street. Do you mean all the businesses saw an opportunity to take advantage of a cause for their own self interest?